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Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes
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# Sport At Christmas

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes

Nov 27th 2020, 7:21 PM 31,504 Views 18 Comments

Players will be able to play at golf clubs outside of their own county from 18 December, in line with the general easing of travel restrictions from the same date.

Everything you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
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Everything you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Oct 6th 2020, 9:25 AM 6,199 Views 2 Comments

We’ve plenty of podcasts, newsletters and other great benefits to keep you off the streets.

Not ready to return to your gym? Here are a few alternative options
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# The Last Word On Fitness

Not ready to return to your gym? Here are a few alternative options

Jul 7th 2020, 8:17 PM 5,871 Views 1 Comment

Here are some other options if you’re not ready to return to the gym under the ‘new normal.’

The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week
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The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week

Jul 6th 2020, 1:23 PM 4,886 Views 0 Comments

Here’s this week’s substantial sports journalism meal.

Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine
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# Phase 3

Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine

Jun 29th 2020, 4:49 PM 16,721 Views 0 Comments

David Last shares his dos and don’ts as Ireland’s gyms and fitness clubs reopen.

Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
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Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

May 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 8,545 Views 1 Comment

Sportswriting chat, GAA icons, a coaching masterclass and another journey through space and time.

The Bylines project, covering MJ and everything you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
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The Bylines project, covering MJ and everything you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

May 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 6,646 Views 0 Comments

Sam Smith will discuss covering Michael Jordan and the Bulls on tomorrow’s sportswriting podcast.

Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
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Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

May 11th 2020, 4:13 PM 2,743 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to keep you off the streets again over the coming days.

Working from home: simple tips for looking after your physical and mental health
# WFH
# WFH

Working from home: simple tips for looking after your physical and mental health

May 5th 2020, 12:25 PM 6,055 Views 0 Comments

David Last’s advice for how to handle the challenges of working from home.

Simple tips for looking after your mental health while at home
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Simple tips for looking after your mental health while at home

Apr 15th 2020, 11:39 AM 4,754 Views 0 Comments

David Last’s advice to help you get through the next few weeks.

Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
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Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Apr 6th 2020, 11:00 AM 12,501 Views 1 Comment

We’ve welcomed a huge number of new supporters over the past week.

The best ways to keep your fitness plans going from home
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# Advice

The best ways to keep your fitness plans going from home

Apr 3rd 2020, 11:55 AM 7,024 Views 1 Comment

David Last gives his tips on staying active during lockdown.

Your support for The42 means more than ever
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# Next Chapter

Your support for The42 means more than ever

Apr 1st 2020, 4:38 PM 11,676 Views 7 Comments

We’re committed to telling the story of Irish sport each day despite these uncertain times.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from a sobering sporting week
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# Snapped

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from a sobering sporting week

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:30 PM 7,084 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of the sport that took place over the past seven days.

The 5 Ss for healthy social distancing
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The 5 Ss for healthy social distancing

Updated Mar 21st 2020, 3:00 PM 60,443 Views 12 Comments

David Last’s advice on how to keep your mind and body fit and healthy.

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'

Mar 20th 2020, 9:29 PM 82,815 Views 26 Comments

Keeping your body and mind healthy is even more imperative now that we are staying at home. We speak to some fitness experts.

Working out from home: tips to keep you in shape during the shutdown
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# Stay Active

Working out from home: tips to keep you in shape during the shutdown

Mar 15th 2020, 11:22 AM 15,037 Views 3 Comments

David Last provides some simple tips to keep you on track over the days and weeks ahead.

Get your crayons out and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

Get your crayons out and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

Jan 17th 2020, 6:45 PM 3,745 Views 2 Comments

She Can! has proven a big hit since its release.

The Cork ultra runner targeting 32 marathons in 32 counties in 32 days
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# Mind Games

The Cork ultra runner targeting 32 marathons in 32 counties in 32 days

Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 AM 20,823 Views 30 Comments

Conor O’Keeffe will start his Herculean task on 1 April with 32 pounds on his back, removing one pound each day. For him, it symbolises the weight of depression and his battle with that burden.

'That was my final track race. She didn't even try to win the race, she just tried to beat me'
# Next Generation
# Next Generation

'That was my final track race. She didn't even try to win the race, she just tried to beat me'

Dec 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 72,693 Views 7 Comments

Sonia O’Sullivan speaks to The42 as she reflects on life after turning 50.

Cluxton, Lowry and Taylor among longlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
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# RTÉ Sports Person Of The Year

Cluxton, Lowry and Taylor among longlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Nov 28th 2019, 6:07 PM 14,936 Views 37 Comments

The 26 nominees will be narrowed down on 8 December with the winner announced six days later.

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
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# Countdown

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice

Oct 24th 2019, 12:08 PM 4,689 Views 5 Comments

Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race
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# Winning

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race

Aug 3rd 2019, 2:24 PM 61,499 Views 52 Comments

Sinead Delaney, also from Meath, came first in the women’s race.

Love The42? Become a member and support your favourite sports news source
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# Kicking On

Love The42? Become a member and support your favourite sports news source

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 PM 20,271 Views 34 Comments

Members will receive a load of cool benefits but – relax, comment section – nothing will change on the site.

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
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# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,968 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
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# Snap Happy

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Jun 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 8,027 Views 2 Comments

All the action from a different angle.

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'
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# Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

May 22nd 2019, 8:25 PM 52,404 Views 7 Comments

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

The truth about barefoot running - the key to avoiding injury or a runner's fad?
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# Born To Run

The truth about barefoot running - the key to avoiding injury or a runner's fad?

May 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 39,554 Views 31 Comments

Whether you’re a casual jogger or into long distance, paying attention to footwear and form could help reduce the risk of injuries.

Runners in Belfast City Marathon run extra 0.3 miles after course mix-up
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From TheJournal.ie
# Keep On Running

Runners in Belfast City Marathon run extra 0.3 miles after course mix-up

May 5th 2019, 5:51 PM 31,942 Views 43 Comments

Organisers of the race have apologised to participants.

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'
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# Scaling Heights

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'

Apr 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 10,889 Views 5 Comments

Former professional rugby player Damian Browne is attempting to climb the seven summits of the world.

'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival'
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# Heroic

'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival'

Apr 7th 2019, 8:00 AM 31,070 Views 10 Comments

Cork’s Eoin Keith on his distinguished career in ultra running, winning the UK’s ‘most brutal race’ and taking part in the Netflix-famous Barkley Marathons last year.

The fascination with fitness technology and whether it helps us hit our goals
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# Fitness

The fascination with fitness technology and whether it helps us hit our goals

Feb 27th 2019, 4:56 PM 5,020 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has seen clients invest in GPS watches and food-tracking apps without first mastering the basics.

Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019
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# Running

Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019

Feb 4th 2019, 2:53 PM 9,596 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has worked with runners of all ages and abilities.

'I'm in control of my own life now': Peter Stringer enjoying his own brand of freedom in retirement
# Longevity
# Longevity

'I'm in control of my own life now': Peter Stringer enjoying his own brand of freedom in retirement

Jan 28th 2019, 4:44 PM 16,545 Views 6 Comments

A fitness fanatic, Stringer felt stronger and fitter when he retired at 40 than when he turned professional.

From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory
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# Nutrikate

From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory

Jan 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,405 Views 0 Comments

Dublin LGFA and Longford GAA nutritionist Kate McDaid leads an extremely busy life.

The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019
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# Fitness

The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019

Jan 17th 2019, 3:23 PM 7,158 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on why we shouldn’t dive in head first during January.

New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running
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# Fitness

New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running

Jan 3rd 2019, 3:26 PM 5,788 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last offers his January advice.

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year?
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# Have Your Say

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,126 Views 24 Comments

From Ireland’s Grand Slam triumph to our hockey stars claiming silver at the World Cup, it’s been a year to remember.

The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life
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# Happy Fitmas

The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life

Dec 21st 2018, 5:31 PM 9,973 Views 0 Comments

Gym gear, fitness watches and personal trainer vouchers are all on this year’s list.

5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon
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# Fitness

5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon

Dec 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 8,050 Views 0 Comments

David Last’s message is clear – enjoy the holiday period but there are ways to ensure you don’t undo all your hard work from earlier in the year.